HTML5 known limitations

Dashboards

Editing

Dashboard editing and administration need to be done through Flash UI.

Parameters

Supported parameter types

  • Entity
  • Classifier
  • Period
  • Attribute
    • Boolean
    • Decimal
    • Duration
    • Instant
    • Integer
    • String

Unsupported features

  • Functions that accept multiple inputs (e.g. "In") for attribute parameters of type Boolean, CalendarDuration, Duration and Instant. 

Pagelets

Pagelet Supported Comments
DataGrid (tick) partial

With the following limitations in this release:

  • The VALUES placeholder must be in the COLUMNS section
  • There can have several dimensions in the COLUMNS section but...
    • the mashlet used to represent the dimension in the COLUMNS section must be a Rich Text
    • style is not taken into account for those rich text inputs
    • hyperlinks do not work on that mashlet

These limitations will be removed in a future release

Instance

(tick) Some layouts may need to be adjusted

ImageMap

(tick) Some layouts may need to be adjusted

Activity

(tick)
Create dashboard button (error) Deprecated in HTML5, see below
Dashboard listing (error) Deprecated in HTML5, see below
Search by Criteria

(error)

Deprecated in HTML5, see below

Mashlets

Mashlet Supported Comments
Value (tick) partial With the following limitations in this release:
  • Monospace, serif, sans serif fonts not implemented

These limitations will be removed in a future release

Classifier (tick)

Value and Classifier

(tick)
Rich Text (tick)
Thresholds (tick)
Threshold level - old (error) Deprecated in HTML5, see below
Forecast and Classifier (coche)
Acknowledge (tick) partial

With the following differences compared to Flash UI:

  • The time machine does not freeze when opening the popup
  • The Action button is vertically centered
  • The comment editor has the following limitations:
    • no font size picker
    • no color picker
    • in IE11, link popup is centered wrt the page and not the component
  • Comments entered with the HTML front end are seen in raw format with the flex front end
Action (tick)

With the following limitations in this release:

  • There is no formatting (bold title) in the tooltip 

With the following differences compared to Flash UI:

  • Action button height and font size
  • Action status size
Spark column (tick)

Multi Historical

(tick) partial

With the following limitations in this release:

  • The only font available for the chart axis labels and title is "Open Sans, sans-serif" 
  • Sometimes browsers do not display the lines of the chart (compared to the Flash UI). This happens when there are more data points than the number of available pixels (width of the chart): 

Historical (tick) partial

With the following limitations in this release:

  • 'data interval' option is not taken into account
  • Multiple axis is not supported. Only the first axis will be used
  • The only font available for the chart axis labels and title is " Open Sans, sans-serif "
  • Sometimes browsers do not display the lines of the chart (compared to the Flash). This happens when there are more data points than the number of available pixels (width of the chart):



    The following workarounds are available:
    - increase the stroke weight in the value's format
    - try to allocate more width to the chart
Historical - old (error) Deprecated in HTML5, see below

Historical Baseline - old

(error) Deprecated in HTML5, see below
Correlation (error) Deprecated in HTML5, see below
Pie (tick) partial

With the following limitations in this release:

  • Underline is not supported (ignored) on data labels
  • No tooltips on data
  • Position options 'callout ' and 'inside with callout' not supported
  • Radial stroke not supported
  • Gradient not supported

Pie mashlets prior to version 20151116 won't have their color displayed correctly in Html

Gauge (tick)

With the following limitations in this release:

  • the height of the mashlet is fixed to 15 pixels

With the following known improvements:

  • input is using the template (seen in the tooltip)
Flat Baseline (tick)

With the following limitations:

  • when thresholds have same values, they might not be all visible in HTML5 (stacked on each other) whereas in Flash there is some mechanism to shift them a bit

With the following known improvements:

  • displayed even if threshold are undefined
  • inputs are using templates (seen in tooltips)
  • constant thresholds are correctly rendered
Relation Editor (coche)

with following difference :

  • if related entity has a classifier atrtribute in its key, it will be represented as a label, not an icon

Misc.

Unsupported feature Comment

Users cannot change their profile information

This feature will be available in a future release

License warnings are not displayed

This feature will be available in a future release
Primary/replica architecture is not supported This feature will be available in a future release

Features no longer supported in HTML5 UI

No longer supported feature Mitigation
Create dashboard button pagelet A dedicated button is present in the UI to create new dashboard
Dashboard listing pagelet The new dashboard list screen replaces this feature
Search by Criteria pagelet

It has been replaced by the combination of the new "mandatory" and "filter" parameters sections.

Developers are no longer required to add a specific pagelet to develop Search dashboards.

Instance editor pagelet

This lab pagelet will be deprecated and removed from the product.

"Threshold level - old" mashlet

Applications must be migrated to use the new baselines & thresholds (available in the product since release 20160704)
"Historical - old" mashlet Applications must be migrated to use the new baselines & thresholds (available in the product since release 20160704)
"Historical Baseline - old" mashlet Applications must be migrated to use the new baselines & thresholds (available in the product since release 20160704)
Correlation mashlet This mashlet will be deprecated and removed from the product.
Favorites dashboards

The full state of dashboards is now written in the URL.

In HTML5, Dashboard users can and must use the bookmarking capability of their browsers.

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